University of Vermont

Satellites, Weather and Climate (SWAC)                                                            Fostering climate knowledge and geospatial skills for all

MODULES

Module 0 - SWAC Philosophy & Introduction

Module 1 - Electromagnetic radiation - core concepts

Module 2 - Cloud Physics, Types & Outdoor Activity

Module 3 - Cloud Forecasting

Module 4 - Land Surface Interpretation: Basics

Module 5 - Balloon Launch

Module 6 - Land Surface Interpretation Applications: Permafrost

Module 7 - Google Earth and other Geoviewers

Module 8 - Air Quality

Module 9 - Winter Storm Cyclogenesis

Module 10 - Using Photochips around your School

Module 11 - Introduction to the Common Core

Module 12 - Hazards - case study of the 2011 tsunami & fallout in Japan

Module 13 - Interpreting Climate Change

Module 14 - Astronomy: The Nature of Light

Module 15 - Climate, Phenology and Satellites (Fieldwork)

Module 16 - Airphoto Interpretation with Field Verification (Fieldwork)

Module 17 - Case study of Tropical Storm Irene with special reference to Vermont

Module 18 - Severe weather - thunderstorms & tornadoes

Module 19 - Northeast winter snowstorms

Module 20 - Seasonal weather variability

Module 21 - Google Earth application - Hurricane Andrew

Module 22 - Investigating your local watershed

Module 23 - Modern Weather Prediction

Module 24 - Experiments for temperature and carbon dioxide flux

Module 25 - Art & higher order learning applied to weather & climate

Module 26 - Stream Geomorphology - Lab & Fieldwork

Module 27 - Phenology

Part I

Part II

Module 28 - 2012 Drought: A Case Study

Module 29 - Flooding

Module 30 - Weather Maps

Module 31 - Incorporating SWAC into the Earth Science Curriculum

Module 32 - Blocking Patterns

Module 33 - Atmospheric Science and the Mathematics Common Core Standards

Module 34 - Earth's Climate Energy Source

Module 35 - Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Awareness Fall 2013

Module 36 - Polar Vortex

Module 37

Module 38

Module 39




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